The Camarillo lab uses alignment simulations, including a version that mimics a woodpecker, to study the role of neck muscles in concussion prevention.
New Stanford study reveals our brain’s serotonin system is actually composed of multiple parallel subsystems that sometimes act in opposing ways.
How risky are roller coasters for the human brain? A team of Stanford engineers rode roller coasters for science, hoping to find out.
Stanford researchers examine the use of deep brain stimulation therapy to treat alcohol use disorders and reduce relapse rates.
An electrochemical on/off switch in the brain may spell the difference between sociability and social awkwardness, scientists have learned.
A team of Stanford researchers have developed a nanoparticle that allows them to track molecular signals within a neuron.
Brain regions not directly involved in the receipt of pain signals play a key role in the perception of pain, and show the importance of non-drug therapies.
Low levels of a substance, acetyl-L-carnitine, in the blood are associated with depression. Could this "mood mirror" be a cure for the blues?
How our brains blend cues from multiple senses to estimate our speed and position in space depends on where we are and how fast we seem to be moving.
A group of researchers have developed an imaging method to show the brain in motion.
Stanford neuroscientist Andrew Huberman is studying the effectiveness of virtual reality as a tool for preserving sight for glaucoma patients.
A Stanford pediatric trauma expert discusses children's separation from their parents at the border and shares how childhood trauma can harm the brain.
Stanford researchers set out to test a seminal theory of Parkinson’s disease and several related conditions. What they found is more complex than anyone had imagined.
The discovery, in mice, of a pair of nerve clusters regulating fearful versus bold responses to a visual threat could help people with excessive anxiety, phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder lead more normal lives.
In a JAMA opinion piece, Gary Peltz and Tom Sudhof argue for policymakers and health leaders to combat opioid addictions early.
In an interview in the journal Neuron, Stanford's Rob Malenka holds forth on a wide range of subjects stretching from reflections on his own career trajectory to his approach to boosting those of his trainees to the future of neuroscience itself.